Corporate managers, more so than rank-and-file workers, put their companies at high risk of data breaches and intellectual property loss, according to technical services firm Stroz Friedberg.

“On the Pulse: Information Security Risk in American Business,” a survey of more than 750 information workers in U.S. businesses, reports that 87% of senior managers frequently or occasionally send work materials to personal email or cloud accounts, thereby increasing data breaches, and that 58% of senior managers say they have accidentally sent the wrong person sensitive information, compared to 25% of workers overall.

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